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Why Am I So Sensitive To Noise
Lower tolerance.: Your decreased tolerance to noise as you age could be due to a number of factors. You could be less occupied in your mind with other issues and therfore more sensitive to your immediate environment, there could be some emotional changes, and lastly there could be some early dementia. Increased hearing ability is not likely since the opposite usually occurs with aging. ...Read more
See an ENT: Hyperacusis is an over-sensitivity to sound. It has a central mechanism the way the brain perceives noise. There are a variety of neurological conditions associated with this condition. Unfortunately, there is no specific treatment for hyperacusis. See an ENT for evaluation, diagnosis and management. ...Read more
SOUNDS MAKE UNCOMFOR: It is a medical condition where different kind og sounds make you uncomfortable.Some hearing sensitiity are permanent other types develop as a result of underlying medical or mental condition and will go away when that condition is treated. ...Read more
Noise sensitivity.: That is normal for many people.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: Probably because it is very quiet and you are not used to a quiet environment. It does not signify anything wrong with you. ...Read more
Ears blocked from na: Your ears are most likely blocked due to nasal allergies or a bad cold. This may result in an ear infection because of the blockage of eustachian tubes. Eustachian tubes allow air to enter middle ears whenever we swollow it is beast to consult your physician to start treating your allergies. ...Read more
I am very sensitive to noise, and that disturbs me a lot when sleeping. How do I sleep without earplugs?
Controlled noise: Usually it is more startle that wakes people. So if you are sensitive to noise, i would recommend a sound machine or white noise (like static on radio) that you can control so it may drown out little noises that may wake you because they are "out of the ordinary and unexpected.". ...Read more
Why not see your doc: If it is that bad and bothering you much, you should check-in with your doc. Ear infection can cause such symptoms. Since you have sensitivity to noise, I am concerned for possible early shingle in the ear--ramsay hunt syndrome..Which is a reactivation of chicken pox and can be treated...So, consult your doc..Good luck. ...Read more
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